Sep 5, 2010 7:00am PDT
and not worry about the kids. >> a date night, especially for the bride and groom. talking about invitations who you want to invite, whether they can bring a plus one. that's usually on the invitation. what if somebody comes to you after the fact asking to bring someone? what is the polite way of saying you already have a head count and you can't go over it? >> just what you said. a polite way is, you're on a budget. you can't go over the count. currently, until all the rsvps are in, you must decline that plus one. if it changes, then go ahead and do it. a good rule for guests being invited, if it says mr. john smith, then that means you're jsut invited by yourself. >> by yourself. and i can't help but notice the beautiful flowers here. how important are flowers? you brought these in. >> i did. >> they can be costly as well. >> they c bouteasnd l blooms. hydrangeas. flowers that take up a lot of space. if you use them, you don't ha to use as many. flowers are an integral part. it really does set the tone. they're beautiful. you don't have to go crazy. you don't have to break the bank. >> because
Sep 17, 2010 9:00am EDT
and the groom said it fulfilled his bride's every need. >> i wants her to take her time, today is her day and i want her to enjoy it and if she stops and looks at shoes i'll be waiting for her when she's done. >> reporter: and with that attitude, towards shoe shopping that man is certain to have a happy marriage, happy wife, equals happy life. martha: she seems like a very nice guy. we like that guy! talk to me about the cost. it is cheaper, right. >> well, of course. the popular wedding web site, says the average cost of a wedding is $18,000. and, if you cut out the cost of the location of the ceremony you certainly are saving thousands of dollars, and, other wedding experts say there are plenty of pluses, to doing something a little different. >> a lot of benefits for couples is to have a truly unique, one of a kind wedding and get married, in a place that has significance to them and can save a lot of money, either they get to host their wedding there for free or get a special bonus from the companies themselves. >> and other popular wedding retail spots include walmart, taco bell, mcdonald'